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By Way of Cape Horn

by Villiers, Alan

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London: Geoffrey Bles. 1930. Royal octavo, original cloth boards with gilt title, b&w plates, endpaper maps, pp xii, 227. Previous owner's bookplate, and earlier owner's signature.Protected in later glassine wrap. Very good condition. A voyage aboard the three-masted sailing ship 'Grace Harwar', illustrated with photographs taken by Ronald Gregory Walker and the author. 1st edition. Boards.

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bookseller
Muir Books AU (AU)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
BIB96685
Title
By Way of Cape Horn
Author
Villiers, Alan
Format/binding
Boards
Book condition
Used
Edition
1st edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Geoffrey Bles
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1930
Keywords
Cape Horn, Maritime, Sail, Ships

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MUIR BOOKS + PERTH BOOKBINDING & RESTORATION. Western Australia's largest and leading rare, secondhand, antiquarian and out of print bookshop, established in 1973 and managed by Rob & Janet Muir together with Tara Surry. We have over 50,000 books in stock. We offer a FREE world-wide search service and secure online shopping and also provide a full and expert bookbinding and restoration service

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]

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